Rackware for vCloud Air – DR scenarios for Virtual and Physical Workloads

RackWare App DR for VMware vCloud Air allows enterprises to leverage vCloud Air as an off-premises Disaster Recovery data center

In my latest article on Rackware I have reported about their solution based on Rackware Management Module (RMM) which is used for DR scenarios for Virtual and Physical Workloads. The disaster recovery scenario uses RMM installed within vCloud Air which orchestrates the DR and syncing all the workloads you need to protect: Virtual and physical. You might […]

Free Veeam Endpoint Backup Released

Veeam Endpoint Backup

Veeam has finally released  Free Veeam Endpoint Backup software. It’s free and will always stays free. Veeam Endpoint Backup is destined to protect physical computers/laptops by creating image level backups (note: can also do file level backup, but is slower) where the 1st backup is Full and the next backups are incremental. You can restore the […]

Trilead VM Explorer 5.3 Release – VMware VSAN support and more


Trilead has released new version of their backup/replication software for VMware vSphere and Hyper-V environments – Trilead VM Explorer 5.3. This new release is already 5.3 release of their succesfull product, which is tiny in size, but unique in it’s licensing. Readers of my blog know that I like the product since its inception as […]

How-to Backup and Restore VM in VSquare Backup

vSquare Backup - destination of backups

VSquare Backup is new backup solution (agent-less) for VMware and Hyper-V infrastructures.  The particularity of the offering is that it’s a subscription based solution. Today I’ll show How-to Backup and Restore VM in VSquare Backup. The admin console called Anywhere Administration Console allows to setup the connection to the VSquare backup servers. The connection to the […]

Rackware Management Module – RMM. How it works?

Rackware FailBack

Rackware is a relatively new software company founded in 2009 which I discovered recently. They also took a place as a sponsor on our website. Check out Rackware website for further info if DR is your interest. They provide software system called Rackware Management Module – RMM which can be used as DR scenario from […]

Trilead 5.2 Released – Now with VMware VDDK 5.5.3 library

Trilead Backup and Replication

There is a new version of popular backup software Trilead VM Explorer (exists in Free version too). The latest version 5.2 fixes mostly bugs but adds some useful features which allows to run custom scripts with specific user credentials which can be configured at the script-level. Also the latest VMware VDDK 5.5.3 library is used […]

vSquare Backup for VMware and Hyper-V

vSquare Backup

New backup software provider – vSquare Backup, has recently came out of stealth. The company provides backup services for VMware vSphere or recently added Microsoft Hyper-V. They have a Free Plan as well along paid plans based on monthly subscription. vSquare Backup allows not only to backup VMs on those two hypervisors, but at the same time […]

vSphere Data Protection (VDP) Replication Target details

VDP Advanced or VDP Replication Target

vSphere Data Protection (VDP) product bundled with vSphere Essentials plus and higher licensing is backup and replication product which is managed through web based UI only. It’s tightly integrated to the Web based client console. I’ve deployed the product in the past and also upgrades are quite easy to proceed too. VMware keeps making the […]